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Coverage of Encinitas homeless lot dispute deepens controversy

A screen capture shows the headline of a Beachgrit story that stirred controversy in Encinitas in February. (Beachgrit story page)

Julia Shapero

March 13, 2020

An article in an Australian surf culture website recently sparked greater community tensions in Encinitas over the already contentious Safe Parking Program.

Group files complaint against Encinitas over lot for homeless

Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

North Coast Current

March 12, 2020

North County Citizens Coalition recently filed a complaint in Superior Court against the city of Encinitas over the approval of a parking lot for the homeless.

EDITORIAL: Encinitas effort to help homeless is not a ‘big city’ issue

North Coast Current

January 24, 2020

There are legitimate reasons to debate the implementation of Jewish Family Service’s parking lot program — the Encinitas City Council’s procedures and motives; the stipulations of a state grant program; the concerns over safety, health, proper facilities and vetting of parking lot users. But for some in the community, it’s been a last straw of some kind.

Encinitas council OKs parking lot for homeless after lengthy session

Encinitas City Hall. (NCC file photo)

Roman S. Koenig

January 23, 2020

Encinitas City Council members approved a Safe Parking Program lot early Thursday, Jan. 23, for homeless people who live in their cars.

A good gut feeling: Fermentation, food are focus of Encinitas event

Visitors to the fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival in Encinitas on Feb. 17 could sample foods such as pickled cabbage by the Fermenters Club, which held the event at Leichtag Commons. (Photo by Lauren J. Mapp)

Lauren J. Mapp

March 6, 2019

The Fermenters Club held its fifth annual San Diego Fermentation Festival at the Leichtag Commons farm in Encinitas on Feb. 17. Festivalgoers were able to learn how to make their own apple ginger sauerkraut in take-home demo jars at a hands-on table and nibble on samples of products from local artisan producers of fermented products.

ENCINITAS: Fermentation Festival returns Feb. 17

Pickled peppers. (Steven Bennett, Unsplash)

February 14, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Fermentation Festival returns to Encinitas on Feb. 17, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Leichtag Commons, 800 Ecke Ranch Road. The fifth annual event’s mission is to highlight the ancient tradition of fermentation by showing how healthy, easy, safe, delicious and fun it is to make and...

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